Former Brooklyn Nets player Shumpert on Monday became the first ever NBA player to win a season of "Dancing With the Stars."
The comedian took a swipe at Kyrie Irving, the Brooklyn Nets player who refuses to get the COVID-19 vaccine, on stage in New York City on Wednesday.
Earlier this month, the Brooklyn Nets announced that Irving would be unable to play or practice with the team until he received a COVID-19 vaccine.
"I really am proud of the Nets for putting their foot down," Barkley said of Kyrie Irving's suspension for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine.
Irving's decision to not get vaccinated against COVID-19 has led to the Brooklyn Nets' decision to prohibit him from practicing or playing with the team.
"I know the consequences here and if it means that I'm judged and demonized for that, that's just what it is," Irving said on Instagram Live.
The Brooklyn Nets added that the team would "not permit any member of our team to participate with part-time availability."
The NBA star reportedly believes some outlandish claims regarding COVID-19, and he's made his overall stance on the matter known before.
Posing as "Dave from Basketball Digest," Letterman asked Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant why he was called "KD" and several other joking questions.
ESPN reporter Adrian Wojnarowski sent the basketball world into a frenzy when he reported the embattled guard would sit out until Philadelphia traded him.
Malika Andrews was tabbed as the host for the show that will replace "The Jump," which Nichols hosted for five years but was canceled by ESPN in August.
Sports fans argued online whether to take the Brooklyn Nets guard's tweet literally or metaphorically after he pushed followers to live fearlessly Wednesday.
Unvaccinated players of Knicks, Nets and Warriors will need a medical or religious exemption in order to play or practice in New York and San Francisco.
First, James responded to a tweet that he was washed up. Then he addressed his 50 million social media followers.
The Milwaukee Bucks open the 2021-22 season when they take on the Brooklyn Nets on Opening Night.
A Celtics fan tossed a water bottle toward the head of Irving as he left the court Sunday, just days after fans have dumped popcorn and spit on players.
The Celtics and Lakers joined 12 other teams in the playoffs after winning their play-in tournament games.
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Leonard was penalized for an offensive foul late in the game as Harden earned a crucial call to ice the game for the Nets.
The eight-time All-Star finished with 38 points as Brooklyn overcame a 24-point deficit to win 128-124 in Pheonix.
The eight-time All-Star was traded to the Brooklyn Nets in a blockbuster deal involving seven players and four teams.
The NBA superstar had become very unhappy with the Rockets, prompting the trade to the Nets.
The two-time NBA Finals MVP could return as soon as January 12 if he testes negative for COVID-19 over the next week.
The eight-time All-Star is reportedly determined to leave Houston this offseason to be traded to the Brooklyn Nets.
The eight-time All-Star has reportedly turned down the chance of becoming the first NBA player in history to make $50 million a year.
The NBA regular season is set to resume in at Walt Disney World Resort on July 31 with 22 teams competing.
The league has confirmed 14 cases of COVID-19 since it suspended the season last week.
Kevin Durant is one of four Brooklyn Nets squad members to have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of NBA players positive to seven.
The team announced that the point guard will sit out for the remainder of the season due to shoulder surgery.
Andrew Duncan, identified as a "producer and activist" by journalist Yashar Ali, bought 300 seats for Chinese pro-democracy activists to protest at NBA game.